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ZIP Code 42159

Primary City:Oakland, KY (View All Cities)
County: Warren County
Timezone: Eastern (9:38am)
Area code: 270 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -86.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 42159

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 42159. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 42159. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 42159, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Oakland, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 42159 ZIP Code

ZIP code 42159 is located in south Kentucky and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 42159 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 42159 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,195
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 514
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 28.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 460
Median Household Income $52,639

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2537394328293648334639424133301886
Female454232372328374740414058523221151212
Total7079718051577395738779100936551332018

Gender

 Male 581 49%
 Female 614 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,062 88.9%
 Black Or African American 101 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 1.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63569688667347
Renter2231717131042
Total85886859977389

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 297 65%
 Single Guardian 56 12%
 Singles 91 20%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 303 66%
 Households with Kids 157 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male571656841451287714109555
Female13951212578101174559117826
Total18166181711151224161912121223211613711

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 42159 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 42159 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 42159 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 42159 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 42159 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 42159 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,195 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 225 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 88 17%
 Households Vacant 54 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 1 2%
 3+ Bedroom 53 98%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,639 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 42159 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 42159 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 42159 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 286 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 282 27%
 No Earnings 489 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 286 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 282 27%
 No Earnings 489 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 408 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 6 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 68 16.3%
 High School Graduate 276 66.3%
 Associate's degree 3 0.7%
 Bachelor's degree 53 12.7%
 Master's degree 2 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 14 3.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 256 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 42159

ZIP Code 42159 is in the Warren County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 42159.

Oakland Elementary
2494 Church St
Oakland, KY 42159
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren County School District

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